Too often, excessive pressure to compete pushes kids into your office with overuse injuries, overwhelming stress, and burn out. Written by a pediatrician who is also board-certified in sports medicine, this book shows caretakers: How young bodies develop for sports Age-appropriate skills Proper conditioning and how it works on a cellular level Why some kids compete to win attention Safer ways to help kids perform better Positive and negative impact on young psyches Strategies to overcome obesity and inactivity It's a great way to help parents redefine success and provide a better, safer sports experience!
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(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
American Academy of Pediatrics
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Author Biography - Paul R. Stricker
Paul R. Stricker: Dr Stricker, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric and adolescent sports medicine specialist and one of a small number of pediatricians board-certified in sports medicine. In 2000, he was selected by the US Olympic Committee as the first pediatrician on the medical staff for a Summer Olympics delegation. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and is a past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.